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Random Ramsdom 8/8: Camp notes, Kroenke, and the prophet La Canfora

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One more day until the Rams first preseason game, but plenty remains to be sorted out.

10 observations from the second joint practice with the Ravens I Rams Official Site

Myles Simmons fills us in from Day 2 of the Rams joint practices with the Ravens. Ramon Richards and Trevon Young seem to be trending up, and Cory Littleton made a nice play.

Hit the link to see who else shined yesterday.

Goff appears to have better command I Rams Official Site

Last season Jared Goff improved by leaps and bounds, but will he continue that trajectory this season? So far it sounds like Goff has found increased comfort within the offense and is building chemistry with his receivers. Goff’s maturation is one of the less mentioned, but crucial story lines that this season will present.

Some players to watch during the start of preseason I Rams Wire

Rams Wire’s Cameron DaSilva lists four players to pay attention to early in the preseason, while most of the higher profile players take it easy. See what DaSilva thinks about WR Steven Mitchell, OL Jamil Demby, LB Micah Kiser, and QB Luis Perez as they look to carve out a niche on the roster.

Apparently, McVay had been pursuing his “man crush” (Brandin Cooks) for some time I CBS Sports

Brandin Cooks has been on Sean McVay’s wish list since last year, when the Rams didn’t have enough draft capital to make a trade happen. How will the Rams utilize the explosive receiver’s talent to make sure that he exceeds Sammy Watkins’ contributions a year ago.

Kroenke gains full control of Arsenal, but what are the ramifications? I ESPN

It’s not football, but in futbol news, Rams owner Stan Kroenke finally has gained full control of the Premier League’s Arsenal, following a buy-out of fellow shareholder Alisher Usmanov. ESPN’s Arsenal correspondent Mattias Karen breaks down what all this might mean for the club moving forward. As it relates to the Rams, it seems very likely that there will be some Arsenal friendlies played at Kroenke’s Inglewood Stadium in the coming years.

Aaron Donald discussed on The Mighty 1090 I Mighty 1090

Sports Illustrated’s Robert Klemko join’s The Mighty 1090’s Darren Smith to discuss this season’s storylines, which of course, includes the Rams and Aaron Donald.

Jason La Canfora’s latest thoughts on the Aaron Donald holdout I CBS Sports

Remember this?

Jason La Canfora may have gotten our hopes up in vein with that tweet, but he’s still fascinated by the game of chicken between Donald’s representation and the Rams brass. Find out why.

Most Rams fans find the holdout about as fascinating as a root canal, but good for Jason!

Check out the Rams’ stadium cam I Rams Official Site

The new Rams Stadium at Hollywood Park finally has bones and is beginning to resemble an actual NFL stadium. If you haven’t already done so, be sure to check out the team’s stadium cam on their website. Theres plenty of angles and panoramic shots to see how things are going.